disyllable

disyllable

[dahy-sil-uh-buhl, dahy-sil-, di-]
noun
a word of two syllables.


Origin:
1580–90; di-1 + syllable; compare Greek disýllabos of two syllables; variant dissyllable has ss < Middle French dissilabe

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dissyllable or disyllable (dɪˈsɪləbəl, ˈdɪsˌsɪl-, ˈdaɪsɪl-, ˈdaɪsɪləbəl, dɪˈsɪl-)
 
n
grammar a word of two syllables
 
disyllable or disyllable
 
n
 
dissyllabic or disyllable
 
adj
 
disyllabic or disyllable
 
adj

disyllable (ˈdaɪsɪləbəl, dɪˈsɪl-)
 
n
a variant of dissyllable
 
disyllabic
 
adj

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